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English definition of “order”

order

verb
 
 
/ˈɔːdər/
TELL [T] B2 to give someone an instruction that they must obey: [+ to do sth] He ordered them to leave.Giving orders and commands
REQUEST [I, T] A2 to ask for food, goods, etc: to order a drink/pizza to order tickets Shall we order? I'm starving. We've ordered new lights for the kitchen. [+ two objects] Can I order you a drink?Making appeals and requests
ARRANGE [T] to arrange a group of people or things in a list from first to last: Have you ordered the pages correctly?Classifying and creating order
(Definition of order verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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